Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith and go into the world equipped to serve.

Welcome!

Embracing the example of Jesus, we welcome you here with hearts that know no boundaries of age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, or economic circumstance.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Worship in the Sanctuary
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary
Summer Worship – Memorial Day to Labor Day – 8:30 and 10:00 a.m.

Worship in the Christian Life Center
11:00 a.m. in the Christian Life Center
Summer Worship – Memorial Day to Labor Day – 10:00 a.m.

Berkley First
10:00 a.m. in Berkley 

Forward

FORWARD is the name of the planning process through which we are discerning the God desired future for our life together. The FORWARD planning process was initiated by Compass in the winter of 2017. The FORWARD planning team was recruited by Compass in the spring of 2017 and given the task of discerning God’s future for Birmingham First and Berkley First.

SOS - South Oakland Shelter

August 4 – 11

South Oakland Shelter is a movable homeless shelter for individuals who are seeking work or are currently employed and within weeks or days of having earned their way off the streets. Area churches share responsibility for hosting the shelter, and each church hosts up to 30 individuals for one week during the year.

Recent News

Fall Kickoff – “Building Disciples”

All are welcome to attend our Fall Kickoff – “Building Disciples” on September 8 from 5-7  p.m. There...
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Blessing of the Animals at Worship in the Park

Blessing of the Animals Bring your pets to “Worship in the Park” and have them blessed after the...
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Welcome Reception for Rev. Sarah Alexander

Please join us at a welcome reception for Rev. Sarah Alexander on Sunday, July 28 on the Plaza...
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Summer Edition of the Missions Newsletter

Our Missions Ministries are on a roll! Catch up on all the adult, youth and children’s missions activities...
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The CROP Walk needs you!

The CROP Walk turns 50 this year! Birmingham First has been part of the CROP Walk for 33...
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Volunteer Tutors Needed – Bound Together West

Bound Together West is a new Birmingham First missions ministry. Starting in September, we will provide tutors for...
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Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

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Member Portal

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Preschool

First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events. 

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Upcoming Events

View a complete calendar of all classes, programs, worship services and events.

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Steeple Notes - Newsletter

Read our weekly newsletter.

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Music

Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Stay in Touch

Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletters and joining us on social media. 

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Giving

Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Resources

Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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